NY, NJ Republicans show early opposition to tax bill

Pictured: Puppets of the Privileged

ㅤ”House Republicans from New York and New Jersey came out in opposition to the GOP’s long-awaited tax-reform bill on Thursday, citing the proposed elimination of the popular state and local tax deduction.”

ㅤô¿ô …Per-capita federal funding of the big blue states is currently double that of other states.

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New York truck attacker followed ISIS playbook ‘almost exactly to a T,’ police say

ㅤ”‘He did this in the name of ISIS,’ NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller said at a news conference one day after Tuesday’s incident. Eight people were killed and 12 injured in what is the worst terror attack in New York since Sept. 11, 2001.”

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Multiple fatalities after truck hits people on bike path in NYC: police

ㅤ”A truck drove off the road and onto a bicycle path in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, leaving several people dead and several others injured, according to police.
ㅤAfter striking several people on the bicycle path, a suspect exited the vehicle displaying ‘imitation firearms,’ the New York Police Department wrote on Twitter. Police shot the suspect.
ㅤOne suspect has been taken into custody in connection with the matter, police said. The incident is currently being investigated as a possible terrorist attack, according to multiple media reports.”

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State and Local Tax Deduction May Be Road Block to Tax Reform

ㅤ”Republicans from high-tax, Democrat states may create a roadblock in tax reform through their opposition to the repeal of the state and local tax (SALT) deduction as Republicans remain desperate to pass a significant piece of legislation before the 2018 midterm elections.”

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Appeals courts block access to DACA cancellation files

ㅤ”The New York-based 2nd Circuit and the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit both issued stays Tuesday putting on hold orders by district court judges who had directed the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security to give challengers more records about information and advice considered in making the decision announced last month to wind down the Obama-era initiative known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA.”

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